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Georges Schreiber Papers

Summary Information
Title: Georges Schreiber Papers
Dates: 1947-1963
Creator: Schreiber, Georges
Extent: 4.1 cubic feet
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1512
Abstract:
The Schreiber collection contains production material for 5 titles, and consists of illustrative materials only, including illustrations done in a variety of media, some with separations, studies, layouts, photostats, and dummies. The collection also contains some miscellaneous art not done for children's books.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.

Copyright:

This collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials.


Arrangement

Bambino Goes Home, 1959

Bambino the Clown, 1947

Light at Tern Rock, The, 1951

Miscellaneous art,

Professor Bull's Umbrella, 1954

Ride on the Wind, 1956


Biographical Sketch

Georges Schreiber was born April 25, 1904, in Brussels, Belgium. He studied art in Berlin, London, Florence, and Paris, and came to the United States at the age of 24. He worked as a cartoonist and painter, and became known as one of the best interpreters of the American scene, noted for the lifelike realism of his portraits. He received several honors for his work, and had exhibitions in many galleries in the United States and abroad. Throughout his career, he also worked as an illustrator for both magazines and books. He 1947 he illustrated his first book for children, Bambino the Clown , which received a Caldecott Honor citation. He also illustrated books by such well-known authors as Claire Huchet Bishop and Alice Dalgliesh, plus a second 'Bambino' book. He died in 1977. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vol. 29


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains production material for 5 titles published between 1947 and 1959; the material for one title, Bambino Goes Home was originally given to Dr. Kerlan in 1963. The collection contains illustrative materials only and includes illustrations done in a variety of media, some with separations, studies, layouts, separations, photostats, negative photostats, and dummies. The collection also includes some miscellaneous art consisting of lithographs not done for children's books.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Schreiber, Georges
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Bambino Goes Home 1959 
Note  1959
Box MC1193
pencil, photostat and watercolor dummy with text proof (36 p.)  Box MC1193
 
ink, pencil and tempera jacket illustration with 3 separations (1 p.)  Box MC1193
 
ink, pencil and tempera endpaper illustraiton with 3 separations (1 p.)  Box MC1193
 
ink, pencil and tempera illustration with 5 separations (1 p.)  Box MC1193
 
ink, pencil and tempera illustrations with 3 separations (7 p.)  Box MC1193
 
ink illustrations with 1 separation (9 p.)  Box MC1193
 
ink and tempera jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1193
 
ink, pencil and tempera study with 3 separations (1 p.)  Box MC1193
 
pasteup (1 p.)  Box MC1193
 
Bambino the Clown 1947 
Note 1947
Box MC1193
watercolor jacket illustration with 1 separation (1 p.)  Box MC1193
 
watercolor title page illustration with 1 separation (1 p.)  Box MC1193
 
watercolor illustrations with 1 separation (18 p.)  Box MC1193
 
color separations (18 p.)  Box MC1193
 
original title page layouts (2 p.)  Box MC1193
 
watercolor illustrations (3 p.)  Box MC1193
 
Light at Tern Rock, The 1951 
Note  1951
Box MC180
ink jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC180
 
ink endpaper illustration (1 p.)  Box MC180
 
ink illustrations with 1 separation--on 22 boards (23 p.)  Box MC180
 
photostat of jacket (1 p.)  Box MC180
 
photostat of cover (1 p.)  Box MC180
 
negative photostat for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC180
 
negative photostat for cover (1 p.)  Box MC180
 
negative photostat for endpapers (1 p.)  Box MC180
 
negative photostats (23 p.)  Box MC180
 
Miscellaneous art  
Box MC1196
lithographs, not children's book illustrations: Circular Motion; Cotton Picker; Summer (3 p.)  Box MC1196
 
Professor Bull's Umbrella 1954 
Note  1954
Box MC181a
jacket separations (3 p.)  Box MC181a
Box MC181b
pencil endpaper illustration with 3 separations (1 p.)  Box MC181b
 
pencil illustrations with 3 separations (12 p.)  Box MC181b
Box MC181a
separations (21 p.)  Box MC181a
Box MC181c
chalk, ink and proof dummy (40 p.)  Box MC181c
 
proof dummy (52 p.)  Box MC181c
Box MC181a
for cover separations, probably for publisher's catalog (4 p.)  Box MC181a
 
Ride on the Wind 1956 
Note  1956
Box MC1196
ink illustrations with 1 separation (7 p.)  Box MC1196
 
watercolor illustrations (8 p.)  Box MC1196
 
illustration proof dummy (36 p.)  Box MC1196